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Difference between Equity Shares and Preference Shares

Equity shares represent the ownership of a company. While preference shares have preferential rights to the company's profits and assets. Also, the major difference between equity and preference shares is the voting rights and claim over the company's dividends and...

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Preference Shares

Preference shareholders enjoy preferential treatment when it comes to sharing company profits. As a result, they are a good option for investors who seek regular dividends. These shares appeal to a wide range of investors due to their sheer variety...

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Equity Shares

Equity shares are popular investment options among investors. Equity shares offer fraction ownership of the company. Therefore, equity shareholders are considered as part owners. Equity shares are issued to the general public for the first time through an Initial Public...

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Follow on Public Offer (FPO)

What is a Follow On Public Offer? A follow on public offer (FPO) refers to an already listed public company on a stock exchange issuing shares to the public. A follow on public offering allows companies to raise additional capital...

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Accounting Ratios

Financial statements contain financial information about a company's financial situation. Furthermore, in order to make important financial decisions, business owners, analysts, and other stakeholders examine, compare, and interpret this financial data. However, such information is interpreted using financial statement analysis...

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Difference between Bonds and Debentures

Any organisation needs funds for  basic requirements such as, for setting up or expanding a business. Borrowing is the most common way to avail of the funds required. There are different ways companies can borrow, among which bonds and debentures...

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Non Convertible Debentures

Debentures are long term debt instruments that the company issues to raise capital from investors. They carry a fixed interest rate for a specific period. A company can issue different types of debenture, namely convertible and non convertible debentures. Convertible...

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Debenture Redemption Reserve (DRR)

What is Debenture Redemption Reserve (DRR)? A Debenture Redemption Reserve (DRR) is a fund requirement maintained by the companies that issue debentures in India. This effort is to protect the investors from the possibility of the company defaulting on repayments....